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tenpins

[ten-pinz] /ˈtɛnˌpɪnz/
noun
1.
(used with a singular verb) a form of bowling, played with ten wooden pins at which a ball is bowled to knock them down.
2.
tenpin, a pin used in this game.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; ten + pin + -s3
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  • We all rolled tenpins and danced until late in the evening.
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tenpins

/ˈtɛnˌpɪnz/
noun
1.
(functioning as sing) a US and Canadian name for tenpin bowling
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